Film Events

Loving (2016)
Wed, 02/22/2017 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

The Nominee Nights film series returns to Pinney Library for another year of nominated films and performance. Please join us for one or all of the films in this series of new release, award nominated movies showing in HD on the big screen!

2/22 - NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

A wealthy art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale.(2016|116mins|USA)
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Wed, 02/22/2017 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

LakeFrontRow and Madison Public Library present TWO RIVERS and WHERE THE GREAT SPIRITS LIVE, a melodramatic duology from Melonie Gartner.

Set against the sights and sounds of Manitowoc, TWO RIVERS mirrors its withering industrial backdrop with a dissolving romance.

Director Melonie Gartner has emerged as a singular voice in local cinema for her lustrous black & white cinematography and psychological storytelling. Gartner, who co-stars alongside Milwaukee cult movie...

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is an alternative for at-risk students with little hope of graduating from a traditional high school. It's their last chance. This coming of age story shows extraordinary educators and talented students combatting the crippling effects of poverty.

About Indie Lens Pop-Up
Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven...

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

The Nominee Nights film series returns to Pinney Library for another year of nominated films and performance. Please join us for one or all of the films in this series of new release, award nominated movies showing in HD on the big screen!

2/24 - ARRIVAL

When 12 mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.(2016|116mins|USA)
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Fri, 02/24/2017 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

From MADHOUSE Inc., the studio behind Death Parade, Parasyte, and No Game No Life, comes the ultimate trapped in a game anime. On the night his favorite MMORPG is scheduled to be shut down, veteran player Momonga stays logged in until the clock hits zero. The screen goes dark for only a few moments before he finds himself completely immersed in the online world of Yggdrasil. Left with all of his character's devastating powers, total dominion over his loyal NPCs, and nothing better...

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 7:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Join us for this informative and entertaining event featuring UW-Madison's Professor of Saxophone Les Thimming. This program is part of Madison Opera's Extending the Stage: CHARLIE PARKER'S YARDBIRD (performances will be 2/10 & 2/12). Professor Thimming will discuss the importance of Charlie Parker and the History of bebop jazz, and will also offer short musical performaces!

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 2:00pm
Pinney Library

The Nominee Matinee returns to Pinney Library!

2/25 - KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS

A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.
IMDb entry: www.imdb.com/title/tt4302938/

Award Nominations

Academy Awards:
Best Animated Film
Steve Emerson, Oliver Jones, Brian McLean,...

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 1:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

movie screening

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

The Nominee Nights film series returns to Pinney Library for another year of nominated films and performance. Please join us for one or all of the films in this series of new release, award nominated movies showing in HD on the big screen!

3/1 - MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
(Elle, originally scheduled for this date, has had a home video release date change. We hope to screen ELLE at a later date. Please call Pinney Library for more information.)

An uncle is asked to take...

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

Cinesthesia presents Before the Rain (1994).

"The first film made in the newly independent Republic of Macedonia, Milcho Manchevski’s film crosscuts the stories of an orthodox Christian monk, a British photo agent, and a native Macedonian war photographer to paint a portrait of simmering ethnic and religious hatred about to reach its boiling point." (Criterion).